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Radium Spins Off New Design Division

Leading digital effects studio Radium has launched a new design division. In addition to offering full CGI, editorial and visual effects services, Radium now has a complete design division with eight designers. The talent includes Tuesday McGowan, Sebastian Harms, Christopher Wargin, Melinda Tidwell, Lisa Overton, Lisa Berghout, Stacy Nimmo and Christopher Kirk. All of these artists are well versed in a variety of mediums such as broadcast, film, television and print design.

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Art Institute SF Hosts Summer Studio Workshops for High School Students

The Art Institute of California - San Francisco is hosting special Summer Studio Workshops, June 22-25, giving high school seniors the opportunity to explore the creative arts, meet fellow young creative people and learn about new design technologies. The hands-on workshops will be held for students interested in learning more about videogame development, computer animation, graphic design, fashion design, interior design and Web design. Students can choose one of five different workshops.

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Communication Arts magazine's 45th Design and Advertising Annuals

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, May 1, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: May 1, 2004

Design and advertising professionals are invited to submit work to the most prestigious juried competitions for graphic design and advertising: Communication Arts magazine's 45th Design and Advertising Annuals. If selected, your award-winning pieces will be reproduced in Communication Arts magazine, either the November Design Annual or December Advertising Annual. Over 74,000 copies of each Annual will be in circulation worldwide, providing outstanding exposure to both potential clients and colleagues.

Deadline: June 4, 2004

Guidelines and FAQs can be found at:

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Gnomon Workshop Releases Seven Concept Design DVDs

The Gnomon Workshop, in collaboration with Design Studio Press, has released seven new DVDs. Concept artists James Clyne (TROY), Scott Robertson (who launched Design Studio Press) and Feng Zhu (STAR WARS: EPISODE III) offer titles on sketching, rendering, drawing and environment design.

Production Events

Academy Presents Production Design Seminar

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: April 14, 2004

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is presenting a four-part seminar examining the art of production design. The seminar will run every Wednesday at 7:00 pm for four weeks in the Academy's Linwood Dunn Theater at the Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study in Hollywood. Each session of "Production Design: Concept to Construction" will offer a detailed look at the production design process from the perspective of motion picture production designers themselves.

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Don't Miss's 1st Awards Show Deadline

1st Annual Awards ShowWorld Wide WebJuly 1, 2004Deadline: April 30, 2004

1st Annual Awards Show will highlight the best advertising, graphic design, Web design, photography and illustration of 2003. An international panel of judges will judge online, and the Winners' Showcase will be announced and shown online. For more information, visit, e-mail or call (800) 303-9277 ext. 261.

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Savannah College of Art & Design Presents Glen Vilppu

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, March 4, 2004 at 11:00am
Begins: March 4, 2004

Distinguished painter/animator/teacher Glenn Vilppu will give a lecture on his work and human figure drawing workshops. Lecture is open to all SCAD students/faculty/staff and alumni. The lecture will begin at 7:00 pm in the Trustees Theatre. Vilppu will also be giving workshops on March 5 and 6 to students at the O-House ballroom.

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Troika Names Lamba Creative Director

Hollywood-based Troika Design Group has named Sonia Lamba as creative director. "We have always had great respect for Sonia's work and her reputation as an innovator in our field, and we are excited to have her aboard as a creative director," said Troika co-founder and exec producer Chuck Carey.

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Gnomon Workshop Releases Seven New Training DVDs

The Gnomon Workshop of Hollywood, in collaboration with Design Studio Press, has released seven new training DVDs by concept designers Feng Zhu (STAR WARS: EPISODE III), Harald Belker (SPIDER-MAN) and Carlos Huante (VAN HELSING). These titles focus on design process, ideation, digital rendering and client presentation.

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3D Awards 2004 Entry Deadline Feb. 29

3D Awards entries for the 2nd Annual International 3D Awards will close on midnight, Feb. 29, 2004. Instructions and guidelines for submitting to the 3D Awards can be found at

Online image uploads for the following categories 3D Art (still), Architectural Visualization (still) and Design Visualization/Industrial Design are also available at the 3D Awards Website.

Digital Hero trophies will be awarded in the following categories:* Feature Film Visual Effects* Animated Feature Film* Television Visual Effects

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Art Institute of California – San Francisco Announces New Animation Scholar

High school seniors and international students interested in education for a career in animation are now invited to apply for scholarships from The Art Institute of California - San Francisco ( Students may apply the scholarships toward tuition in the school's bachelor degree in Media Arts & Animation.

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IOMEDIA Forges 3D Relationship With Rockwell

In continuing to define a new collaborative design and production strategy with the Rockwell Group, IOMEDIA has produced a series of presentations combining 3D animation, interactive design and video production for the Starhill Shopping and Entertainment Center located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Gnomon Workshop Pacts with Design Studio Press on Training DVDs

The Gnomon Workshop has partnered with Design Studio Press in the production of analog training DVDs. Leading concept designers from the film, game and industrial design industries will share their techniques in an effort to inspire and educate artists around the world.

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Gnomon Workshop Releases Church Training DVDs

The Gnomon Workshop has released five new training DVDs by Ryan Church, one of the industry's leading concept designers and a conceptual art supervisor for STAR WARS EPISODE III. On each DVD, Church masterfully executes a digital painting, while sharing his insights into his own creative and technical process. The focus of these lectures is not on software, but on the fundamentals of design, composition, lighting, material indication, storytelling and workflow.

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3ds max Experiences Major Market Expansion in 2003

Discreet announced it has significantly increased its share in the 3D animation tools market this year with expansion in core and emerging markets. Having exceeded 200,000 license sales of its 3ds max software, Discreet has forged ahead with 3ds max 6, the most recent release of its acclaimed 3D modeling, animation and rendering software.

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The National Post Design Exchange Awards

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, November 27, 2003 at 11:00am
Begins: November 27, 2003

The National Post Design Exchange Awards competition is Canada's only awards program to judge design by balancing function, aesthetics and economic success. These awards are designed to: expand national understanding of design as an essential resource, demonstrate that investment in design impacts overall business success, celebrate effectiveness in all design disciplines, highlight the critical role of design in enhancing quality of life, reinforce the value of strong client/designer partnerships and promote the critical role of design in sustainability.

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Framestore Nabs Royal Television Society Craft & Design Award

Framestore CFC has received the Best Digital Effects prize at this years Royal Television Society Craft & Design Awards. At the Nov. 17, 2003 event, the company won for its work on the two WALKING WITH DINOSAURS specials THE GIANT CLAW and LAND OF GIANTS. The award was accepted on behalf of Framestore CFC by DINOSAURS team members Tim Greenwood, Darren Byford, George Roper and Sarah Tosh.

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3D Discovery Week

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, November 17, 2003 at 11:00am
Begins: November 17, 2003


Great Eastern Technology 6pm-9pm

Join us for this free seminar exploring StudioTools, the world's leading industrial design software for the product design and transportation markets. We will explore the features and capabilities of StudioTools, ImageStudio and PortfolioWall. Discover how this 3D software solution can work for you. All attendees will receive a StudioTools 11 Personal Learning Edition CD.


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Beckmann New Chair For SCAD Animation Dept.

Award-winning animator Patricia Beckmann has been named chair of the animation department in the School of Film and Digital Media at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD).

She is overseeing the departments new major in animation, which launched in fall 2003 along with majors in broadcast design, interactive design and game development and visual as well as an undergraduate degree program in sound design.

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3 Ring Circus Features New Creative Team

3 Ring Circus, a full-service creative branding firm based in Los Angeles, has a new creative team on board, which has just finished a string of projects. Maziar Majd leads the team as creative director.

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CCS Adds New Faculty, Game Design Program

The College for Creative Studies (CCS) in Detroit is accelerating its animation and game design curriculum with the appointment of Eduardo Batres, Gary Schwartz and Ben Ridgway as associate professors in the Department of Animation and Digital Media.

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Sternworld Creative Management Opens As New Rep Firm

Sternworld Creative Management, a new management firm described by its founder as the "William Morris" of creative services," has opened in Venice, California to represents a broad array of clients, including entertainment marketing, advertising, promotion and design firms. Sternworld also represents international marketing specialists, music composers and producers, and a visual effects and specialty production company.